This well carved and painted totem pole features great well carved expressive imagery featuring a strong man tearing apart a wolf , and a bear holding a salmon. Painted in subtle pigments of green, black and red that have mellowed over time. The concave or hollowed out back was rarely seen on totems past the early 1900's. These large early poles are very hard to come by these days. The museum quality totem makes an impressive display item and a fine addition to anyone's collection.Please check out other current offerings including a great Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian and Kwakiutl totem poles, many historic baskets de-accessioned from museum collections including Salish, Haida , Tsimshian , Cowlitz and Tlingit examples. Also some great early Inuit carvings. More than just a pretty picture.
FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Over 100,000,000 served.Get FREE counters from Vendio today! The item "FINE RARE LARGE OLD NORTHWEST COAST HAIDA INDIAN CEDAR HOLLOW BACK TOTEM c1890" is in sale since Friday, July 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Canada\ Aboriginal". The seller is "richmojoe" and is located in Northwest Coast. This item can be shipped worldwide.